Jan. 15, 2011
Post-Game Notes vs. Florida
Jan. 15, 2011
– South Carolina earned its first SEC road win since a 77-73 win at then-No. 13/19 Vanderbilt on March 6, 2010.
– South Carolina out-rebounded Florida 39-36 in the contest. The Gators entered the matchup on Saturday leading the SEC in rebounding margin (+7.3). The Gamecocks have now out-rebounded 11 of 16 opponents this season.
– South Carolina collected 14 offensive rebounds in the contest, just below its season average, an SEC best of 14.4 per game. Sophomore forward Lakeem Jackson tallied a team high three offensive rebounds vs. the Gators.
– South Carolina is just the third team to reach the 70-point plateau vs. Florida in regulation this season. Jacksonville and Tennessee scored 71 and 75 points, respectively, versus the Gators, but those contests went into overtime.
– Freshman point guard Bruce Ellington tallied his sixth 20-point effort of the season with 23 points vs. Florida. It marked the seventh time this season Ellington has led, or shared the team lead, in scoring. His 23 points marked his second-highest point total of the season (season high of 31 vs. Furman).
– Senior forward Sam Muldrow blocked three shots in the contest. He has now blocked 25 shots in the last four games for a 6.25 blocks per game average during the stretch.
– Freshman forward Damontre Harris blocked three shots and scored eight points, one point shy of matching his season high (9 vs. SC State).
– Sophomore guard Ramon Galloway dished a career-best six assists, doubling his previous career high of three, which he had reached on nine occasions. Galloway also matched a career high with six rebounds vs. Florida.
– South Carolina newcomers accounted for 48 of the 72 Gamecock points scored in the contest (Ellington 23, Richardson 10, Harris 8, Cooke 7).
– South Carolina committed four turnovers in the first eight minutes of the game, and committed just four the remaining 32 minutes. The eight turnovers were the second-fewest in a contest by the Gamecocks this season.